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Penn History

This exhibit was researched, written and created by Mary D. McConaghy, Michael Silberman, and Irina Kalashnikova in 2004 as part of the celebration of Benjamin Franklin's 300th birthday.

Lists of Students and Honorary Degree Recipients of the College of Philadelphia, University of the State of Pennsylvania, and the University of Pennsylvania

Students are listed alphabetically for each class from 1757 to 1799:

Samuel Powel, c. 1760
Classes of 1757-1759
William Bingham, c. 1790
Classes of 1760-1769
John McDowell, c. 1810
Classes of 1770-1779
Joseph Hopkinson, c. 1810
Classes of 1780-1789
Edward Shippen, c. 1780
Classes of 1790-1799